Question 1 

Intentional injection of a lethal dose of a medication by a nurse into a patient is __________.

  


A.


fraud

 


B.


manslaughter

 


C.


murder

 


D.


negligence

Question 2 

__________ is reckless disregard for the safety of others and the willful indifference to an injury that could follow.

  


A.


Tort

 


B.


Crime

 


C.


Fraud

 


D.


Criminal negligence

Question 3 

Forcible administration of medication to a patient who does not consent would be considered __________.

  


A.


kidnapping

 


B.


the health provider’s duty

 


C.


fraud

 


D.


patient abuse

Question 4 

Detectives are assigned to cases when it is necessary to gather __________.

  


A.


evidence

 


B.


background related to the cases

 


C.


legal case issues

 


D.


policies and procedures

Question 5 

An individual may not be tried for a felony without indictment by a __________.

  


A.


judge

 


B.


prosecutor

 


C.


police officer

 


D.


grand jury

Question 6 

To fight healthcare fraud in both the public and private sectors, Congress passed the__________.

  


A.


Fraud Act

 


B.


FMLA

 


C.


Whistleblower Protection Act

 


D.


HIPPA

Question 7 

A handbook is not generally considered a contract because of __________.

  


A.


a mistake of fact

 


B.


a consideration

 


C.


a disclaimer

 


D.


an article of agreement

Question 8 

If a contract is to be considered valid, an offer must be __________.

  


A.


assumed

 


B.


tacit

 


C.


communicated

 


D.


inferred

Question 9 

A special kind of agreement, either written or oral, that involves legally binding obligations between two or more parties is a __________.

  


A.


nondiscriminatory act

 


B.


moratorium

 


C.


communication

 

Question 10 

When a party to a contract has breached the contract and   refuses to or cannot perform, the general rule is that the law will attempt   to __________.

  


A.


create separate agreements for the parties of the contract

 


B.


require specific performance of the contract

 


C.


create a new contract

 


D.


make the contract non-binding


D.


Contract

Question 11 

Ordinarily, substantial performance by one party to a contract will obligate the other parties to __________.

  


A.


perform their obligations under the contract

 


B.


perform their obligations without being under contract

 


C.


void the contract

 


D.


invalidate the contract

Question 12 

Medical staff membership that admits only physicians with academic appointments is__________.

  


A.


an open staff

 


B.


a closed staff

 


C.


a full staff privilege

 


D.


a temporary privilege

Question 13 

The right to a jury trial is guaranteed by the __________.

  


A.


President

 


B.


Congress

 


C.


U.S. Constitution

 


D.


U.S. Supreme Court

Question 14 

A formal objection by one of the parties of a lawsuit that the evidence presented by the other party is insufficient to support a suit is __________.

  


A.


a demurrer

 


B.


a countersuit

 


C.


a dismissal

 


D.


an answer

Question 15 

The order that calls for a document to be produced by an organization is called a __________.

  


A.


summons

 


B.


subpoena duces tecum

 


C.


search warrant

 


D.


court request

Question 16 

Damages that are awarded to compensate for gross negligence and to deter wrongdoers, for example, when there is sufficient evidence of the willful and wanton disregard for the rights of others, are called __________.

  


A.


special damages

 


B.


exorbitant damages

 


C.


general damages

 


D.


punitive damages

Question 17 

The common law doctrine that holds a physician, for example, responsible for the acts of a nurse in the operating room when the physician directs the nurse to perform a particular medical act in the operating room and the nurse then performs it negligently and consequently injures the patient is the __________.

  


A.


borrowed servant doctrine

 


B.


res ipsa loquitur

 


C.


Good Samaritan Act

 


D.


statute of limitations

Question 18 

Comparative negligence generally requires that damages among multiple defendants be divided __________.

  


A.


equally

 


B.


60/40

 


C.


50/50

 


D.


according to the degree of negligence

Question 19 

An organization’s code that provides guidance for behavior that helps carry out the organization’s mission, vision, and values is the  __________.

  


A.


Code of Ethics

 


B.


Code of Medical Ethics

 


C.


State Government Code

 


D.


State Government’s Code of Behavior

Question 20 

The 1965 benchmark case in the healthcare field that had a major impact on the liability of hospitals and physicians is __________.

  


A.


Roe v. Wade

 


B.


Carrasco v. Bankoff

 


C.


Hunt v. Rabon

 


D.


Darling v. Charleston Community Hospital

Question 21 

The doctrine of respondeat superior is analogous to __________.

  


A.


vicarious liability

 


B.


res ipsa loquitur

 


C.


independent contractor

 


D.


captain of the ship doctrine

Question 22 

A committee of the governing body that is delegated authority to act on behalf of the full board is the __________.

  


A.


audit committee

 


B.


finance committee

 


C.


executive committee

 


D.


long-range planning committee

Question 23 

Hospitals in a variety of states may not add additional programs or services in excess of specified threshold limits without first obtaining approval from appropriate state regulatory agencies. The process by which this approval is granted generally is referred to as the __________ process.

  


A.


state medical code requirements

 


B.


certificate of need process

 


C.


Medicare nonprofit requirements

 


D.


capital financing requirements

Question 24 

The __________ committee of the governing body reviews quality of care issues.

  


A.


patient care

 


B.


audit

 


C.


infection control

 


D.


long-range planning

Question 25 

Corporate authority that is not expressed but that is understood to exist is __________.

  


A.


express corporate authority

 


B.


statutory corporate authority

 


C.


implied corporate authority

 


D.


documented corporate authority

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